National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Award
Presented to recognize and honor individuals in the diabetes scientific and medical community, the American Diabetes Association's National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards recognized individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership. Specifically, these awards honor those individuals who have made significant contributions through their outstanding career achievements and support in the areas of diabetes research, clinical care and education including training, mentoring and international impact. These awards are peer-nominated or self-nominated.
The awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge those individuals who play a major part in the advancement of the Association’s mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
The eight prestigious awards will be presented at the 84th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, June 21-24, 2024.
Nominations accepted through September 15, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. ET
The Interest Groups awards are presented to recognize and honor individuals in the diabetes scientific and medical community who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and who have made significant research contributions and outstanding career achievements in the areas of behavioral medicine and psychology, podiatry, pregnancy and reproductive health, and macrovascular complications of diabetes. These four awards will be presented during the 84th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, June 21-24, 2024.
Edwin Bierman Award
Honoring Outstanding Scientific Achievement in the Prevention and Treatment of Macrovascular Complications
Norbert Freinkel Award
Honoring Outstanding Scientific Achievement in the Understanding and Treatment of Diabetes and Pregnancy
Richard R. Rubin Award
Honoring Outstanding Scientific Achievement in the Understanding of the Behavioral Aspects of Diabetes
Roger Pecoraro Award
Honoring Outstanding Scientific Achievement in the Prevention, Treatment, and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications
Presented by the Women’s Interprofessional Network of the American Diabetes Association (WIN ADA), the Lois Jovanovic Transformative Woman in Diabetes Award recognizes a woman scientist, clinician, educator, or other female professional who has made a significant impact in the field of diabetes and/or in the lives of people affected by the disease. The Lois Jovanovic Transformative Woman in Diabetes Award is given in memory of Lois Jovanovic, MD, a renowned scientist in the field of diabetes and women’s health who passed away in September 2018. Dr. Jovanovic, who lived with type 1 diabetes herself, drove research that improved neonatal outcomes for other women affected by the disease, and was an iconic woman scientist in the field.
Lois Jovanovic Transformative Woman in Diabetes Award
Recognizing a female professional in the diabetes field who has made outstanding contributions to diabetes research, clinical practice, diabetes education, public health, and/or other related disciplines.
This award will be presented during the WIN ADA Reception at the 84th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, June 21-24, 2024.